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it our viewers in the west it is monday october 29 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." hurricane sandy gets stronger as it slams the east coast. 50 million people are in its path. >> the super storm is bringing rain, snow powerful winds, and the potential for devastating flooding. we'll check on the bad conditions expected from maryland to maine. also, the impact on travel around the world and how sandy is affecting the presidential campaign. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> this is a serious and big storm. you need to take this seriously. >> the east coast braces as hurricane sandy gets set to
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strike. >> the 900 mile super storm expected to make landfall in new jersey tonight. >> don't be studentid. idstupid. go to higher ground. >> this storm will affect 50 million people in 14 states. >> more than 7,200 flights pcanceled in the northeast. >> there's a mandatory evacuation. >> new york city all but shut down. there is no mass transit. >> i don't want to stay because i value my life. that's why. >> the big concern is the flooding. they are expecting a surge here of about ten-foot waves here in lower manhattan. >> it's going to be here soon. going to be here soon. we'll see. hang on tight. >> the weather threat is also blowing the presidential campaign plans off course with both candidates canceling events. >> who knew the october surprise was going to be a hurricane. we've had everything else in this campaign, why not that? >> and the giants have won it all! >> world champs baby. world champs. >> the celebrations are going strong in the city by the bay. >> the bars are closed in
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detroit. 2:00. what i got is a victory -- i'm a giant fan. >> to the end zone -- touchdown! >> out of bounds. the pass is incomplete. >> touchdown! new england. >> all that matters -- >> if you guys get in a fight when we get to the break, i'm not going to break it up. we'll finish it. >> this has all the makings for a devastating storm. we. to make sure you're ready for it. >> if you're staying there, you're stupid. it's just plain stupid. to see stay. so for folks in the barrier islands now, you still have power, yes. i'm calling you stupid. captioning funded by cbs
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hurricane sandy may not be heading your way, but it is having a major ripple effect across the country. much of the east coast preparing for a rough time today. the damage could be historic. some 50 million people potentially are in the path of the storm. a top government forecaster says this is the worst case scenario. >> ten states and washington, d.c., have already declared a state of emergency. financial markets are closed today. and schools also closed in several states. public transport has been shut down in new york new jersey, philadelphia, baltimore, and washington. and more than 7,000 flights have been canceled so far today. we have a team of correspondents along the east coast this morning watching headquarter sandy. jeff gore begins our coverage in atlantic city, new jersey, where the center of sandy is likely to come ashore later today. jeff good morning. >> reporter: nora, good morning to you. conditions have gotten significantly worse here in atlantic city in just the past hour or so as we await sandy's landfall later this evening.
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the ocean behind us atlantic city's famed boardwalk here in front of us, already taking damage. one of the many areas that will be lashed by sandy today. from space, you can see the full size and scope of this event. from north carolina to long island as sandy moves in. >> i've been here for a long time. i'm going to tell you, the storm that's coming now, it's scaring me a little bit. >> reporter: as sandy stared closer, parts of the coast were abandoned. new jersey's beachfront casinos closed for only the fourth time ever. new york's subway system shut down for only the second time in its long history. the storm is on track to merge with two other systems before moving across the mid-atlantic sometime tonight. >> i'm not going mince words. this is the most catastrophic event that we have faced and been able it plan for in any of our lifetimes. >> reporter: the eye potentially on shore near atlantic city. new jersey governor chris
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christy issuecyst christie spoke in his own style -- >> don't be stupid. go to higher, safer ground. >> reporter: forecasters say parts of new york city could get the brunt of sandy. an 1-foot wall of water. 375,000 residents have been ordered to leave low-lying areas sunday. >> leave by 7:00 p.m. today -- >> reporter: widespread power outages are expected all along sandy's path. >> i don't want to -- >> i very my life, that's why. >> some people are saying? >> some people love their houses more than they love life. i don't want to be down here. >> reporter: we have been getting reports from the coast guard this morning it a ship that was in distress off the coast of north carolina. the "bounty," 150-foot-long ship. at last report we're told that 14 people have been rescued, two
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are still missing. meanwhile here in atlantic city the worst is yet to come. charlie, nora? >> jeff glor, thank you. south of atlantic city, coastal areas of maryland and delaware also under evacuation order. we have more from ocean city maryland. significant damages being reported there. chip good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, charlie. you see behind me that surf is really becoming ferocious. as the mayor called it, a really angry ocean. we did a live shot earlier. my camera crew started to worry. we were at a lower location that we might be in a danger zone. they went looking for a safer position. and they were right. take a listen. >> okay -- whoa! whoa! harry -- hey, guys. whoa! >> reporter: so we got wiped out of that position lost a lot of equipment, salvaged the camera somehow. so we're back on line.
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but i tell you, it's only going to get worse as the day goes on. wind gusts are now 45 to 50 miles per hour. this evening, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. steadily 50 miles per hour and gusts of hurricane range which is over 75 miles per hour. now the big worry here though, is flooding. it's already flooding significantly on the bay side way up the island where we are. but way down on the south end which is really prone to flooding has been blocked off by the police. it's -- they've been ordered to evacuate. some people have refused. we haven't been able to get down there yet to see how they're doing. but the mayor has ordered a mandatory evacuation there. and as is always the case, there are some who refuse to go. charlie? >> thank you. we want to head back up the coast. and elaine is watching the storm from bell mar new jersey. >> reporter: when governor chris christie ordered the evacuation of barrier islands yesterday afternoon, not everyone heeded those warnings including a
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resident here in belmar who i spoke with moments ago. ralph marino has lived here for 28 years. >> only live a few houses up the street here. i hope that the water doesn't come -- come pay me a visit. >> reporter: are you supposed to be evacuated now is. >> yes. we got orders from the mayor to evacuate. >> reporter: why are you still here? >> the captain to die with the ship. >> reporter: you could die is what authorities have said. >> i don't think i'm going to die. >> reporter: that is exactly the kind of attitude that worries officials here. we have seen in fact some people coming out this morning. but as this storm approaches, authorities are warning residents that if they have not already done so they need to get out now. back to you. we mentioned the new york city public transit is shut down. bridges and tunnels could be next as the storm gets closer to shore. some parts of the city have been
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evacuate evacuated. jim axelrod has more from lower manhattan. >> reporter: good morning. new yorkers pride themselves on being intrepid. and right now we still have some people walking along the wall here in lower manhattan. in a couple of hours if they're here, we'll have to look for another adjective other than intrepid. the big worry here is that the surge of water could be as high as 11, 12 feet. that would get over the wall, into the subway systems and electrical systems, and that's what the big catastrophic worry is here in lower manhattan. the transit system shut down schools shut down. 375,000 people from the lowest lying areas in new york have been evacuated as the biggest city braces for the impacts of hurricane sandy. charlie? >> thank you. >> thank you. meteorologist from cbs 4 has been watching sandy closely. jeff, this is getting scary
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based on reports you're pulling in. it sounds like this is getting worse. >> good morning, nor amp good morning, everyone. yeah. this storm is getting a little bit worse in the atlantic now. you see that the core of the system is becoming visible on radar. hurricane hunters have been out really for the past few days and what we're noticing especially last night and early this morning is reports of wind coming in higher. now it's been upgraded from 75 earlier this morning to 85 miles per hour. and the pressure has dropped. it was at 960 millibars last night. now it's at 945 millibars. that is really high for a system this far north during october. it's coming in perch dick larpendicular to the coast. we're seeing extremely heavy rain in washington, d.c., baltimore, norfolk, and on the western side of the storm, we already have heavy snow falling in west virginia. >> jeff where is it going now? >> the storm is headed toward the northwest. we think it's probably going to make landfall sometime early this evening. by the way, coinciding with the
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high tide around new york city and new jersey at around 8:00 or so. and that's why we're expecting coastal flooding to the tune of five to 11 feet. the worst coastal flooding is going to be in the nooks and crannies, the heads of bays like rareton bay and long island sound. to the south of that that's where the heaviest rain is going to be, around baltimore, washington, dover, delaware. on the western side of the system, two to three feet of heavy, crippling snowfall. this will be a historic storm and will live up to the hype. >> jeff thanks. on sunday president obama met in washington with federal emergency management administrator craig fugate. we have the administrator with us from washington. good morning. >> good morning. >> at this moment what is your biggest worry? >> that people haven't evacuated. i want people to be safe. we've got a lot of things to deal doowith with power outages and loss. i want people to focus on safety today. heed the evacuation orders. stay off the roads and out of
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the weather as it comes in. >> craig, how many people do you think are in danger? >> you know, i think there's a lot of people that are going to be under the impacts of this. we've got blizzard warnings as far west as the west virginia appalachian mountains. i think the biggest concern now are the people in the evacuation areas. they're going to face the most immediate threats with the storm surge. >> and what's the biggest challenge for fema? >> i think again, we talk about fema, we've got to remember we're back in the governor's -- their teams, they've called out the national guard. we've got a lot of first responders and volunteers. i think the biggest challenge is going to be not knowing exactly where the heaviest hit areas are going to be and the fact the storm's going to take several days to move through the area with heavy rain and wind. so that's going to slow down recovery activities like crews getting out and putting power back up. >> you already mention please evacuate if you're in one of the areas that could be affected. what should people watching know about preparing? >> i think if you haven't gotten
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ready, your window is closing along the coast. there's still time inland. but i think the bigs thing is to stay off the roads. stay safe. we've seen people losing their lives going out when they didn't need to be out there. if you're somewhere safe, stay there during the storm. if you're not, get somewhere safe. >> what could complicate this and make it worse? >> slow-moving storm, lots of rain, lots of wind. power outages over a large area. with the winds, crews can't go back to work until the winds come down. even though the power may go out today, it could be days before crews can get to areas if the storm is moving slow. >> we're hearing 50 million people could be affected by the storm's path. one in five. some ten million could be without electricity. we're talking about days. what should people have inside their home? i know fema issued guidelines right? >> yeah, probably one of the
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things you don't think of anymore is having a battery-powered or hand-cranked radio areto get news from the local stations. cell phones -- sometimes they don't work. radios are the best way to get communication in the local communities. >> how do we measure this storm against others we have seen in the last 25 years? >> i don't measure storms against the last one. they're all so unique. i try to focus on the consequences. for the northeast, i think after last year's irene, we pretty well reminded everybody northeast has a hurricane threat. >> all right.
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>> they would like to reopen trading by wednesday of this week at the latest. >> do many insurance companies cover this type of sdmer. >> many don't. they don't include flood insurance, water damage. many homeowners if they look at their policies will recognize that hurricanes in many cases aren't covered. they would have to buy insurance through the government insurance for flooding and many haven't done that. we might find out there are plenty of people after this that don't have the coverage they would need. >> thank you. the presidential campaigns have canceled more than a dozen events because of sandy. president obama called off appearances today in florida, ohio, and virginia.
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and another one tomorrow in wisconsin so he can monitor storm developments. we have more from the obama campaign from orlando. >> reporter: good morning, charlie, nornora, and viewers in the west. the president flew down here to orlando last night. but the event was always on the bubble. they held an early morning meeting and decided it took the -- it made the most sense for the president to head back to washington, d.c. he's on his way back to the white house to monitor the storm. before leaving washington for orlando, the president attended a meeting at fema headquarters. he urged people in the storm's path to take it seriously. >> my message to the governors as well as to the mayors is anything they need we will be there. and we're going to cut through red tape. >> reporter: the president arrived in florida to some mixed news about the state of the race here. recent polls have shown him slightly behind romney in the sunshine state but obama
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supporters turned out in force the first two days of early voting. >> i understand you blew it out when it came to early votes. [ applause ] >> i'm really proud of you. >> reporter: at a field office in orlando the president said the storm will likely take up much of his time this week. >> obviously my first priority has to be to make sure everything's in place to help families and prepare. that means that that's going to be putting more burden on folks in the field because i'm not going to be able to campaign quite as much over the next couple of days. >> reporter: his campaign advisers acknowledge hurricane sandy will impact the vote. no one knows how severely. >> we believe that the more people come out, the better we're going do. so to the extent that it makes it harder, you know that's a source of concern. i don't know how all the politics will sort out. >> reporter: this is going to be a very delicate balancing act for the white house all week long. this is the final week of the campaign. they want the president out on the trail, making the case for re-election. but they don't want to send the signal that he's putting politics ahead of people's
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lives. nora and charlie? governor mitt romney is reshuffling his schedule because of hurricane sandy. he spent most of sunday in the key swing state of ohio. jan crawford is in cleveland covering the romney campaign. >> reporter: good morning. romney already has canceled four campaign rallies in new hampshire, in virginia and the campaign felt like it had no choice. these events use a lot of local resources, law enforcement officers, state troopers and a campaign, of course believes those resources would be better getting ready for this big storm. >> i know that right now some people in the country are nervous about a storm about to hit the coast. and our thoughts and players are with the people who find them says in harm's way. [ applause ] >> reporter: on sunday in ohio mitt romney and paul ryan took a break from their campaign message to talk about hurricane sandy barreling toward the east coast. >> let's today when we get home put in our prayers the people who are on the east coast, in the wake of this big storm that's coming. [ applause ]
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>> let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> reporter: the hurricane caused romney to cancel three rallies sunday in the battleground state of virginia and to make available his campaign bus to distribute supplies. romney then headed to another must-win state ohio, where ryan was already campaigning. >> i know they're chant human being -- chanting "nine more years," but we're chanting "nine more days." >> nine more days! >> reporter: recent polls averaged together show romney trailing the president by two points. in sunday the state's republican governor john kasich said romney has the momentum. >> i believe right now we are currently ahead. internals show us currently ahead. honestly think that romney's going to carry ohio and you know i haven't been saying this. i now believe it's going to happen. >> reporter: romney canceled a campaign event tomorrow in new hampshire. his campaign is not overly alarmed by all the cancelations because he's focusing instead
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we are looking at dense fog around the bay area looking toward coit tower. the giant orange as the giants have won the world series. the fog is going to lift today. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. seeing delays at sfo for over an hour because of the fog. 70s, low 80s inland. and 60s coast side. next couple days looking nice. slight chance of showers on wednesday. the approaching hurricane is forcing hundreds of thousands of traveler tos to change their plans. we'll show how long it could take for airline schedules to return to normal. also, what you need to do if your flight has been canceled. and for the second time in just over a year, storms force
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new york city to shut everything down. we'll take you to the nypd's operation center and talk to ray kelly on cbs "this morning."
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even if your thousands of miles from the -- even if you're thousands of miles from the east coast, hurricane sandy could be trouble for you. we'll show how bad things may get and what you can do. local news is next.
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this is a cbs 5 eyewitness news morning update. >> it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. the giants finish the sweep in the world series last night. marco drove in ryan in the top of the 10th. and surgio struck out miguel to win the game. giants win 4-3. san francisco plans to celebrate wednesday morning. a suspicious fire is under investigation in san jose this morning. nobody was hurt in the fire that started about 4:00 at an abandoned gymnastics facility. traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. let's take you out towards the bay bridge. just cleared a stall out of lanes. unfortunately, we have delays in the cash and fast
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track lanes. metering lights have been on since 6:15 this morning. dense fog all across the bay area. heading across the golden gate bridge. here's a look at what you can see. 880 through oakland. stop and go from hey word through downtown. that is traffic. here's lawrence. >> sunshine for you. expecting clouds to give way. pleasanton. 40s and 50s. dense fog advisory along the coastline. some visibility less than a quarter mile. plenty of sunshine. mild temperatures. mid 70s there. 80 in liver more . 67 in san francisco. and 76 in santa rosa. next couple days we'll begin to clear out. nice day by wednesday evening could see showers. watch out for showers continuing into thursday.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." coastal areas from virginia to massachusetts are feeling hurricane sandy as it gets stronger. this morning its top winds are around 85 miles per hour. sandy could affect some 50 million people in the northeast. >> new york city and other coastal areas face a danger of severe flooding. let's go back to jeff in atlantic city. >> reporter: good morning. quick updates from here. we're told at this point 17,000 people in new jersey are without power. and the garden state parkway main thoroughfare outside atlantic city, has been closed in both directions. we're told to expect many more outages, many more closures here in the area. we to leave a place we were in
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before because it was getting swamped. portions of atlantic city are already under water. keep in mind, later tonight when this storm makes full landfall around 8:00 that also coincides with high tide charlie. so double trouble for the new jersey coasts later tonight. >> what's the worst that they expect to happen at 8:00 tonight? >> reporter: i think where i'm standing will be under water. if i was here at that point later on i think we can probably squeeze a little more out of this area at least before we'll have to move somewhere else. there are still some people who have been walking along the beach this hour as is typical in situations like this. daredevil trying to get a last look. i would imagine they will not be here at 8:00 tonight either. >> stay safe jeff glor thank you very much. and new york's long island is one of the coastal areas expecting a major storm surge. jennifer mcclosing anlogan is there.
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>> reporter: we're experiencing high tide on long island's south shore community. this road is called east shore. it has been totally evacuated. the national guard telling people to get out anything south of the montauk highway. as you see, the road is now impassable. it is barely distinguishable from the marina across the road where boats are up on dry docks, seemingly about to float away. we have families on street corners who are calling out sos to people. we've had boaters, fire marshals. it's a scene that is about two or three blocks from the ocean where the swells were so large that they just have overtake then waterfront community. the next big question will be 12 hours from now when the full moon is out and this water hasn't receded. we'll have yet another high
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tide. it's a dangerous situation, and we're standing by. i'm enforjennifer mclogan in linden hurst, new york. back to you. >> thank you. much of new york city shut down because of the hurricane. but the city's emergency management officials are very busy. senior correspondent john miler is at the nypd's joint operation center along with police commissioner ray kelly. john good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. this is the nypd's nerve where. commissioner kelly, where are we in the -- in the prep for the storm? >> we're here in a joint operation center. and i think we've done everything we reasonably can do in preparation for the storm. we have our police officers working extended tours. they're out on patrol, certainly in the areas where the mayor has ordered the evacuation. we have boats that are prepositioned at precincts, some that have motors, some don't. we have special teams that are
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standing by for rescue duty if necessary. so we're -- you know, we're prepared. obviously you can't control what mother nature ultimately does. but as i say, i think we've done everything we can do at this point. >> reporter: i know you always prepare for the worst case scenario. what would the worst-case scenario look like in new york city? >> well, you know, we hate to speculate. obviously we're concerned about blackouts. you know extended blackouts. if there is flooding, flooding can get into the generators electrical equipment elevators, that sort of thing. extended loss of power would be of significant concern to us. >> reporter: what about tunnel flooding subway tunnel flooding? >> yeah. it's something that we'd probably have to epa. and we're ready to react to that. right now the tunnels are open. no subway trains are running of course, now.
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but it will take at least eight hours to get the system up and running when the matt decides to do. that we're going to be in this for a while. >> what about evacuation zones? i looked on the map, there's a lot of orange especially along the coastlines. how many people is been moved? >> difficult to say because most of the evacuations is people doing it on their own. a sununiverse of 400,000 people 475,000 people. people are complying but it's difficult to get a hard number on that. >> and this room here the role it's going to play what are the capabilities about this place? >> obviously we have a lot of technology here, a lot of screens, information coming in here. most important aspects is face-to-face coordination. we have police officers here we have representatives from other agencies, state, federal people will be here. ultimately depending on what happens. if the president comes to town this room is activated.
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so for major events we have that face-to-face immediate coordination which is very very valuable. >> now how many police officers are involved in this operation cityide? >> well, you know we have 35,000 uniform officers. ultimately most of them will be involved in some way, shape, or form. we extended our tours, we're increasing uniform patrols, officers that don't normally work in uniform are being assigned to uniform duty. so every day there are several thousand officers doing additional duty. certainly today and tomorrow. >> speaking of evacuation zones you live in an evacuation zone. you're evacuated. >> my new home right here. >> reporter: this is your new home. a good cot upstairs. >> exactly. >> reporter: thank you very much for joining us this morning. >> good to be with you. >> reporter: charlie, back to you. >> john and commissioner ray kelly, thank you very much.
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it is time to show some of the headlines. britain's "telegraph" says new violence in syria wiped out a cease-fire. syrian warplanes bombed rebel strong holds in damascus. there are reports of rebels fighting government forces. the "wall street journal" says a second drug mixing company in massachusetts has been ordered to shuts down operations and quarantine its products. officials say they've found no evidence of contamination there. a surprise inspection was prompted by the deadly meningitis outbreak blamed on contaminated steroids from another pharmacy. "the times of london" reported a gary glitter -- reported that gary glitter was arrested after being linked to one of the victims in the child molestation case. and the giants swept the detroit tiergs last night, winning 4-3 in ten innings. pablo sandoval was voted mvp of the world series. so far today airlines have canceled more than 7,000 flights
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because of sandy. we'll ask peter greenburg about the ripple effect and what to do if you're planning to fly.
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president obama landed at joint base andrews a few minutes ago after a turbulent flight from orlando. he's going back to the white house to meet with top officials about hurricane sandy. more than 7,000 flights today have been canceled because of the hurricane. new york philadelphia and washington are hardest hit. the ripple effects extend all the way it europe and asia. cbs news travel editor, peter greenburg, is at dane county airport in madison, wisconsin, because his flight to new york was canceled. peter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. you called it a ripple effect --'s t's not the ripple effect
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it's the wave effect. 1,800 cancelations yesterday, more than 17,300. this morning. that will go up. >> when will you get out of wisconsin? >> reporter: i'm going to get
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else. bottom line, if you're traveling, say, thursday friday, what can you expect? delayed travel even then? how long is this going extend? >> reporter: you know, some of the airlines are saying they're not even going to let you know until wednesday. southwest airlines hasn't even told anybody when they're going to resume service out of the east coast. so early ballpark figures if you're flying on thursday or friday, hold on to your reservations. they'll be honored if they're operating. if you're not flying until then, the odds of you getting on the plane thursday and friday are slim to none. you may not be flying sunday or monday because of lag time and the number of people they have to accommat >> what's the hardest question that you can't answer at the moment, peter? >> reporter: what's for dinn we're seeing delays at sfo because of the fog. dense fog advisory along the bay. thick fog as we look toward the bay bridge. it's going to be slow this morning. temperatures running in the 40s and 50s. by the afternoon that fog will be
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gone. and 70s and low 80s inland. 60s and 70s inside the bay. 60s out toward the coast. next couple days very nice but late in the day on wednesday chance of showers coming our way. more than two decades ago almost exactly to this day the perfect storm hit the northeast coasted. we'll go to a massachusetts seaport where people remember that day as they prepare for hurricane sandy. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast i need all the help i can get. that's why i like nutella. mom, what's the capital of west virginia? charleston. nutella is a delicious hazelnut spread my whole family loves.
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this is a cbs 5 eyewitness news morning update. >> good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. the san francisco giants are world series champions finishing a sweep of the tigers in detroit. drove in a 10th inning run which turned out to be the game winner. 4-3 was the final score. and fans celebrated in san francisco but some did not handle the excitement well. vandals broke the windows of several businesses and set bonfires with whatever was available. san francisco police have not released any information about arrests. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. let's take you out towards milpitas. 880 and 237. starting to get backed up. first reports of an
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accident on westbound 237 around zanker road. give yourself extra time across that stretch. westbound highway 4 we have an accident there blocking one lane. and as you can see, it is still stop and go from antioch. >> dense fog around parts of the bay area. sunshine for you too if you are headed out the door. inland valley mostly clear. inside the bay, we have patchy dense fog. it is very thick. visibility is down to less than a quarter of a mile. 40s and 50s at this hour. by the afternoon, the fog will have lifted. 70s and low 80s. 60s and 70s around the bay. just a couple patches of fog toward the coast. the next couple days should stay dry. spooky looking storm wanders in. showers continuing into thursday.
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it is 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." hurricane sandy slams the east coast. it threatens some 50 million people and will impact travel across the nation. we'll hear from our correspondents along the east coast where sandy is already causing big trouble. but first, here's a look at what's happening in the world and what we have been covering on "cbs this morning." >> it's going to be fearsome. we'll see. hang on tight. >> hurricane sandy is having a major ripple effect across the country. damage could be historic. >> conditions have gotten significantly worse here in atlantic city in the past hour or so as we await sandy's
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landfall later this evening. >> bridges and tunnels could be next as the storm gets closer to shore. >> the surge of water could be as high as 11 12 feet. that would get over the wall. >> at this moment what is your biggest worry? >> people haven't evacuated. we have got a lot of things to do with damages. >> what was the worst case scenario look like in new york city? >> blackouts. you know, extended ackouts. >> wall street closed. they didn't make that decision lightly, did they? >> no. this is extraordinarily rare. >> this a delicate balancing act for the white house. they want the president out on the campaign trail, but don't a symbol that he's putting politics ahead of people's lives. >> i love how you're telling the air lines about people's flights because you know better than everybody else. >> whoa, hey guys. >> speaking of evacuation zones
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you live in an evacuation zone. you're evacuated. >> yeah. this is my new home. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and nora o'donnell. the edges of hurricane sandy are lashing at the east coast. the storm threatens up to 50 million people here in new york city. more storm closings have been announced. jim axelrod is in the evacuation zone in lower manhattan. >> reporter: well, good morning, charlie. we are now seeing emergency management officials starting to assess a lot of the bridges and tunnels in and around new york city. for instance governor andrew cuomo announcing that the holland tunnel from new jersey into lower manhattan as well as the brooklyn battery tunnel which connects brooklyn to lower manhattan would be closed and again, bridges being assessed. governor cuomo met with reporters a few moments ago to give us an update on the situation. let's take a listen. >> the storm is as we predicted. it is going to be a lot of rain
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and is going to be a lot of wind. and this is proceeding. the question is the extent of the storm surge. it is already high. it is already at irene levels. and the question is going to be what level does the surge take us to later on this afternoon, later this evening when it's actually high tide. and that's -- if there's a possible area of concern that is it. that's what we are monitoring closely now. as an added precaution today, we are announcing that we are going to close the holland tunnel and the brooklyn battery tunnel the brooklyn battle tunnel renamed the u.l. carey tunnel at 2:00 today. >> to expand on what governor cuomo is talking about, when you
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heard the concern about storm surge. look over my shoulder, you see the water here at the hudson river and the new york harbor. if it comes over those walls which is five feet over the water level right now, you'll have problems where the water gets into the subway system and the electrical system. i say that it's five feet over, storm surge predicted from 6 to 12 feet. that could be catastrophic. >> wow. >> jim axelrod, thank you. we won't go back to jeff glor in atlantic city. the conditions look like they're getting very bad. >> reporter: yeah, it's a mess already, nora no question about it. we just took a quick drive around new yorkatlantic city. there are streets that remain above water, some clearly under it at this point. that is going to get worse. we are told that right now, 18,000 people are without power in new jersey. that also will get worse and keep in mind landfall is going
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to happen at the same time high tide does later this evening. we'll be watching. >> thank you. let's go back to our meteorologist and i heard you last hour say an historic storm that will live up to the hype. that certainly seems to be the case. >> yeah, we are not hyping this system. in fact, if anything it is getting stronger and it's still purely a tropical system at its core. that's something we did not expect. hurricane hunters out there, it has been upgraded to a 90 mile an hour storm from an 85 mile an hour storm. last night it was 75 miles an hour. so it's getting stronger and stronger as it moves over the very warm water. pressure is now down to 943 millibar millibars. it's moving to the west-northwest at 18 miles an hour or so. it is expected to make landfall at really the worst possible time which is early this
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evening. >> your biggest concern, jeff, at this hour is? >> my biggest concern is the storm surge potential with this. obviously the strong winds near the core. again, with this making landfall it is a worst case scenario happening in the early evening because it's coinciding with high tide at around 8:00 or 9:00 in new york harbor. also a full moon, so everything is coming together. really couldn't be worse timing than we have here. and all that water is going to be forced with the counterclockwise flow into the nooks and the crannies. we are expecting flooding in long island sound and into new york harbor as well. again, the timing on this could not be worse. we are not hyping this storm. it is going to live up to its potential and then some. >> scary news. president obama flew to orlando this morning. he landed just a short time ago and bill plante is at the white house and bill i imagine the
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president is meeting with his top team. >> reporter: that's right. the president is motorcading back here, he's due about now and what he's going into the meeting with federal emergency management officials. he will talk about what is needed. he left for a campaign event in florida. but early this morning the white house cancelled that. they also cancelled a campaign stop scheduled for wisconsin. jay carney said that the speed of the storm made it essential for them to return earlier so the president can stay here to closely monitor the impact and in response to the hurricane. carnie says the president needed to be here to make sure that needed federal resources are in place to support state and local recovery efforts. but of course, look this is also about being presidential at this point. being in charge and not being on the campaign trail where he could be accused of not paying attention to the suffering of millions of people on the east coast. nora and charlie? >> thank you. sandy is affecting both
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campaigns headed into the final week of the election. there's concern about the storm's impact on voting. cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. >> what about the possible impacts on the campaign? >> well, there are two different kinds. there's the kind of visual impact on how do the two candidates play it and then how does it affect the early vote and where the candidates can go spend their time. bill talked about the president's role, but what about mitt romney's role what does he do? does he look like he's being too political when people are suffering and the campaign has drawn back in tone and in visits and sort of laying off of -- the question is whether romney campaigns is he going to be taking on the president while the president is in his sort of presidential role dealing with this hurricane. the question on early voting it will affect some of the states. we don't know how badly it will affect them in virginia which is a key battleground state.
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the early shoetvoting, it's not like in north carolina, where you can go and actually vote. in virginia it's done by absentee ballot. won't be an issue there. but the president can't go into virginia or these other battleground states. that removes his important role in getting out volunteers and helping the campaigning to the extent that it limits mitt romney's travel. it also limits his ability to do the organizing part of these campaign visits that's so important. >> john, we heard that early voting has been suspended in maryland for today. no decision has been made about tomorrow. who benefits most from early voting at this time? >> well, in maryland it's a blue state, so it won't really hurt the president. the early voting tends to help the democrats because they have a harder time getting democrats to vote. so they use this early voting period to try and get some of those voters who are not as active in the political process. so every day that they're not
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voting is a day that they -- that they're not able to get what they call propropensity voters turning out. that has an effect on the republican side. it hurts democrats more. the other question in this national what do the two candidates look like during the crisis, you can make the case that the president in being presidential reminds people of him in those moments of crisis and that you know that can go either way. president bush looked quite presidential in 2004 when he was at hurricane francis, but then we all remember the damage that hurricane katrina did to president bush. >> john we heard bill plante report that president obama cancelled that event this morning in orlando, florida, but bill clinton picked up the slack and held that rally now. now we know that bill clinton will be in seven states in the coming week. how much is that a help to the obama team? >> well, without putting too fine a point on it you can imagine the situation in which that helps quite a lot. bill clinton having received better reviews at the democratic convention than the sitting president.
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bill clinton is hugely popular in the democratic base. so getting those crowds out is important because in the states they take them from the events to the polling places and you grab them and you say, come knock on doors with me this weekend. spend more time volunteering to get these votes out. so it's important that the gathering function of these events continue to happen. and with bill clinton being a big draw he's the best surrogate barack obama could have in these crucial states. >> now, bill clinton was in connecticut yesterday and he had this to say about the storm. he said we're facing a violent storm. but it's nothing compared to the storm we'll face if you don't make the right decision in this election. what about that remark? >> well it's the kind of thing you can say before a storm hits. because if the storm hits and it's a disaster and there are images of people suffering and in pain and people start to blame the president, you start
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to get accusations of using the devastation and the pictures of woe in a political context. before the storm has really hit, he could get away with that. i think probably not the kind o we're seeing weather of our own but just dense fog around the bay area. causing delays at sfo over an hour. thick fog looking toward the bay bridge inside the bay and out toward the coastline. some of the valleys have clear skies. 40s and 50s by the afternoon. we're enjoying high pressure sitting overhead. that will warm the temperatures up nicely. many places this afternoon going to see the temperatures pretty good. 60s and 70s inside the bay. even low 80s in the valley. the last time we saw anything like sandy, they called it the perfect storm. one historic fishing port was
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hardest hit by the port. see how it's getting ready this time around. that's coming up next.
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as hurricane sandy gets stronger and closer, we want to check in with chip reid in ocean city, maryland. how is it going there? >> reporter: well, nora we can feel it getting stronger by the minute really. it started raining harder than it has been. they say 15-foot waves. some of them look a lot bigger than that to me. of course the flooding is the real concern here. i looked at the bay side it's a foot or two deep over there. way up here on the middle of the island and in the north end of the island but it's the south end of the island they're a really worried about. there were some people who said they're not leaving even though there's a mandatory evacuation and we're very concerned about getting down there to see how they fared.
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>> chip, how does this compare to irene in terms of -- is it twice as big, twice as scary or is it even more than that? >> reporter: at least twice, charlie. i was here for irene last year and it turned out to be a big flop really. thankfully for this area. even though it created major devastation inland and that's what worries me. if this one is this much worse here, the waves are this much bigger, the flooding is this much worse here imagine what's going to happen when it combines with the two other storms. i really do believe that when people say this storm is the real thing, people really need to listen. charlie, gayle, nora? >> it's interesting to see the people still walking around outside, riding bikes. pay attention. high winds and heavy rain are hitting along the shore and the snow is falling in the mountains. we'll have more on this story right after the break.
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the perfect storm is a movie certainly on our minds this morning. well, we'll visit the seaport that lost half a dozen fishermen and find out how they're getting ready for hurricane sandy this time around on "cbs this morning." your local news is coming up next.
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this is a cbs 5 eyewitness news morning update. >> it's 8:25. time for news headlines. the san francisco giants come home today with another world championship. ryan scored the winning run in the 10th inning. then surgio finished off the tigers. the giants win 4-3 and sweep the world series in four games. a victory parade down market street is planned for wednesday at 11:00 a.m. some people in san francisco used the occasion as an excuse for vandalism. fires were set last night in the mission district. police did arrest 35 people. a fire in san jose posed a challenge for three dozen firefighters this morning. they got to the vacant building just before 4:00. smoke was pouring
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out of a former gymnastic's facility. had to force their way through a secured gate. stay with us. traffic and weather coming right up. when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority-
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with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. good morning. a lot of fog out there. we haven't seen too many big accidents. you can see how thick it is approaching. it is stacked up into the maze. 20 minutes to get you on to the bay bridge. dense fog advisory for the bay bridge.
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earlier this morning. to our other maps. take my word for it. this is 880 in oakland. you can barely make out the traffic but northbound a little stop and go. and kind of a similar story for that commute. westbound 237. pretty heavy. that is your time-saver traffic. lawrence it's foggy out there. >> yes it is thick outside if you are headed out the door. lovely shot of san jose in the fog this morning. by the afternoon, a lot of sunshine there. the temperature is warmup nicely. 40s and 50s. looking at 60s, 70 s, even low 80s. 60s out toward the immediate coastline. next couple days should be nice. chance of rain moving in probably by the evening on wednesday. showers continuing into thursday. dry weather warmer toward the weekend.
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wow. hurricane sandy kicking up and welcome back to "cbs this morning." in about an hour, president obama is expected to make a statement about hurricane sandy. cbs news will carry it live for you. right now, the waters around new york city are just as high as they got during hurricane irene. they're expected to go higher. >> let's go to jim axelrod in lower manhattan. i know you can see the water rising there. >> reporter: yeah, we certainly can. we have been seeing a lot of people coming down for sort of a last look. but we're beginning to get some numbers that suggest that people may want to stay inside at this point on. the recorded wind gust of 58 mile per hour at laguardia
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airport. 15,000 power outages. 76 shelters open in new york city now as the storm works its way towards the city. i think it's going to be a much different picture here as we'll be seeing fewer and fewer joggers as it gets more and more serious. right now, if you look behind me, that water, the main concern. storm surge 6 to 12 feet predicted. if that's the case, there could be catastrophic consequences as far as new york city goes. gayle, nora, charlie? >> jim, thank you. we go south of new york city and check in with elaine kiano. she is in belmar, new jersey. >> reporter: charlie, the conditions here in belmar, new jersey, have started to go downhill. it feels like a sand blaster is going here constantly. you can see behind me the beach has been swallowed up by what was high tide. the big concern now and the reason there are mandatory evacuation orders in place, there's a prediction that storm surge will rise. the water levels are predicted
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to come up four to eight feet. that of course could be very dangerous for anyone who has decided not to get out. now, ahead of this storm, in addition to the water, they're concerned about these heavy winds that we're feeling now. just beginning to really. so power crews have prepositioned themselves further inland. so they can be ready to respond once this storm passes. in addition to that the national guard here in new jersey has been placed on stand by. and that means once this storm goes through after they have a chance to assess the damage, they could be deploying not only personnel, but heavy equipment. high water vehicles possibly search and rescue teams. >> thank you. the conditions out in the atlantic ocean are reminders of the deadly storm that hit the east coast in october of 1991. >> that perfect storm as it was later called took the lives of six fishermen from gloucester massachusetts. seth doane joins us now.
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seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. the perfect storm struck here 21 years ago yesterday. the story of the storm in massachusetts is one of wind and the concern of course here at the coast is flooding and coastal erosion due to the already high tides. >> depends on the weather, not like a weather 9:00 to 5:00 job where we can go out whenever we want. >> reporter: so dave jewell brought in the lobster traps. >> they get tangled up out there. everybody tries to work together to untangle everything or whatever you can. >> reporter: kind of a mess to clean up? >> definitely a mess to clean up. >> reporter: jewell has doubled the number of lines he uses to tie on his boat. most fishermen were already in as warnings about hurricane sandy started days ago. >> the united states coast guard. a powerful storm will begin impacting the new england off shore monday. the 29th of october.
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>> reporter: a distress call during a hurricane inevitable? >> i would hope not, but at some point something going to happen. >> reporter: gloucester, massachusetts's north shore is familiar with ferocious storms. in fact, it's the setting for the best-selling book and later movie "the perfect storm." the town lost six fishermen and their boat was caught in three storm systems and it collided in 1991 and created that perfect storm. everyone here in gloucester remember that perfect storm? >> absolutely. it hit a lot of people at home. >> reporter: jeff quinn is a coast guard petty officer who grew up in gloucester. what sorts of threats do coastal communities face in a hurricane? >> with the storm surges coming up, the winds and the tide, the waves coming in is going to be a big factor. >> reporter: workers who pack
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herring and mackerel sunday afternoon seemed a little more rushed. but it wasn't clear if that was due to the hurricane threat or because the patriots were playing. as anthony tribiani pointed out. >> it always turns out not that bad. >> reporter: dave jewell said he'll be lucky if he can get back out on the water by wednesday. >> make sure everything is tight. keep an eye on the weather and as soon as it breaks we'll go for it and take a look to see what's left. >> reporter: there obviously is some concern here but there also as you might imagine is a bit of bravado. people say we have been through storms before, we can get through this one too. >> seth, i know you spoke with the coast guard. can they prevent these ships from going out? >> reporter: they said they can't really. they're not asking -- they're asking them not to go out. but they'll prepared if people go out and they have to do some sort of rescue. all right, seth
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hurricane sandy is blowing the race for the white house off course. president obama has cancelled a planned campaign appearance in orlando today and he's headed back to washington to monitor the response to the storm. >> mitt romney cancelled an event and romney is campaigning today in ohio, iowa and wisconsin. both campaigns have pointed to ohio as the state most likely to decide the election and there's growing concern that the vote count could be as complicated as the vote recount in florida in 2000.
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we have that story. >> reporter: good morning. well, while many pundits say ohio could be the key to this election the truth is that the results from this state may take a good long while to determine. as ohio voters line up to cast early ballots attention is focusing on election day itself and the concern that it may drag on. mike dewine is the ohio's attorney general. >> there were 200,000 provisional ballots cast and these ballots cannot be counted until ten days after the election is over with. if it's a close election we're waiting for a while. >> reporter: people get to vote provisionally here. they originally requested absentee ballots but never filled them out and chose instead to vote on election day itself. they'll be checked and double checked until november 17th. as a safeguard against people trying to vote twice. dewine expects there will be more provisional ballots this
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year and that more than 50% of them will eventually be validated and added to the total. a political scientist at ohio state university sees the potential for trouble. >> both parties then will realize that they've got to try to affect the vote count afterwards. so there will be challenges some of the absentee ballots. there will be challenges of the provisional ballots. it's not a good thing for democracy. >> for those registered in -- >> reporter: but right now the campaign is more about the ground troops and less about lawyers. more gum shoe, less gucci. by its own count the romney campaign has contacted 6 million and knocked on at least 2 million doors. >> answer a couple of questions -- >> reporter: that effort is well advised because the obama campaign has 131 field offices in ohio.
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compared to only 39 for romney and they're leading a robust get out the vote effort. >> come on ride the bus with us. cast your vote today. >> reporter: now, ohio's 18 electoral votes may well pave the way to the white house, but because this race is so tight, few here believe they'll know who won them on election night. >> dean, if it's so important and if in fact the ground games are so important, what's the difference in the two ground games? >> reporter: well, charlie, it's not a scientific observation but what i see is that the obama campaign is far more interested in the early voting. and the romney campaign is still in the persuading phase of this election. they're going door to door trying to get people out to early vote, but really trying to persuade them to vote either early or on election day. >> all right, thank you, dean reynolds. hurricane irene cost more than $4 billion in losses when it ripped through the east coast
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and economists believe hurricane sandy can be even worse. >> and storms can be good for some businesses. rebecca jarvis is with us again. >> who is it good for, who is it bad for? >> ultimately if you're a consumer in 24 country and hit by the hurricane, one in five people are expected to be hit by the hurricane it will be a problem for you. in addition to that, retailers in this country sort of break into two camps. you have the camp of those who are providing what people want and then you have the camp of providing what people want. if you are providing what people need, this could be beneficial to you. home depot lowe's they're seeing a big uptick in business right now, because people are buying generators batteries. about 10% of the stores, the retail stores in this country located around the northeastern coast. b.j.'s wholesale club has 50% of the stores around that area so they're actually seeing the big increase. and construction workers, once the clean-up actually takes
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place we could see an increase in construction work. they have been in trouble because of the housing market and its weakness. >> this is the first time in 27 years that wall street has been closed for weather related reasons. last night they were saying yes, the floor would be closed but they'd keep open electronic trading. now this morning they said no electronic trading. what is that? >> this was a big conversation taking place behind closed doors. they have a number of people who come into the new york stock exchange every day from the outer limit, the outer boroughs of new york city and from long island staten island. they didn't want to create an unfair advantage for those who would be coming in and doing electronic trading versus those who are not coming in. even though they decided to close things down, at the location they decided electronically as well. >> we could have two days where wall street is closed. doesn't that have a huge impact on the economy or not? >> well, it actually might not that have that big of an impact but interesting with only a few days to go before the election
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because if stocks open back up if sandy has a major impact and in particular if it hits a number of companies, you might see those stocks trade lower, trending lower ahead of an election could have an impact there. we have a jobs report coming up on friday. that'll have a big impact too. >> what about gas prices? >> well, about 6.5% of the country's refineries are located along, again, the northeastern corridor. that's in the storm's path. what's important to think about here is in order to use gasoline, we need to have it oil refined into gasoline. if they are shut down and a number of them are shutting down and a number of them are closing off some of their operations as a result of the storm, prices can go up. on the flip side a number of people aren't driving. so you see that counterbalance. >> stay home. >> exactly. you see that counterbalance as far as prices are concerned. some analysts are saying we might see an uptick but it would be temporary. >> thanks. we'll check on the storm preparations one more time with
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john miller. he joins us next on "cbs this morning."
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before we leave you, let's get a final check of storm preparation from john miller. he's at the nypd's joint operation center here in manhattan. i assume the two biggest worries are power outages and what wate might do. does everyone feel like they have done enough to get ready? >> they have. they always prepare for the worst case scenario. but as you framed it, the big worry are clearly flooding and who they may have to evacuate there. you've got an evacuation area in the low-lying place of new york city that encompasses about 375,000 people. now, a number of those have self-evacuated. the great majority. the nypd has evacuated about 2,000 people that needed assistance. 1,400 people go into the city shelters and of course we'll see those numbers change and grow as
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time goes on. but as you also mentioned the other problem is going to be blackouts. you know, in most places in the suburbs the blackouts are driven by falling trees and downed power lines. in new york city 90% of the lines run underground so when you have potentially massive flooding in the low-lying areas that's going to get into the underground transformers and wires and cause the kind of power outages that take a lot to fix. if the blackouts start, they could be there for days. that's why you have the nypd with 37,000 police officers, basically looking to use pretty much all of them in this operation. they're going for their long game. they understand that it's not going to be just today and tonight and tomorrow. but this is something where they're going to have to deploy forces over a number of cases in all likelihood. that's the planning they're in, charlie. >> and the mayor has said if in fact you do not cooperate or evacuate, you may be putting at
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risk first responders who come in to take you if you're in danger. >> well, you know, the nypd does have the mandatory evacuation areas oldered by the mayor. they have said if people refuse to evacuate they're not going to be arrested. most people have complied, but on the other hand those people who elect to stay on their own are putting rescuers at risk who may have to go and get them. let's talk about the having to go and get them part. the nypd has deployed black bottom boats to precincts that are normally on land. they're ready to get on those boats and go after people if they have to to rescue them. they have deployed emergency service unit vehicles with zodiac inflatable boats and jet skis in case they have to go into the waters the rivers or the oceans after somebody. but what they're worried about are the risk-takers, the people -- this is what they have learned from a hurricane irene. the people who would go out and try to go surfing or windsurfing
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or some of those things to take advantage of the conditions. they're asking people to just not do that. >> and again, i guess we should say the worse is expected to come this evening. >> that's right. we're expecting the peak surge between 7:00 and 9:00 tonight and that's when they think they're really going to get an idea not just what the worst of it looks like, but how long it's going to be digging out, drying out. and bailing out. and it's a huge police department, charlie. it's a huge city in terms of its combined operations. and they have got a lot of equipment and resources and they feel they have done everything they can do to be ready. >> john miller, thank you. well, we have documented today and in this west coast edition what is really an anxious time. >> yeah. >> they use terms like historic they have used terms like monster. >> worst storm to possibly make landfall in the united states.
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usually all the weather disasters are on the west coast and now the east coast is getting slammed today. >> ferocious, not to play with. hurricane sandy already has a twitter account. nobody is going to be laughing later today, but she says if you're having weather problems i feel bad for you. i have 99 mile per hour winds i'll give you some. by tomorrow nobody would be laughing about it. - >> where are you going to be? >> i'm going to hunker down on the westside. i'm worried about getting here. >> we'll be here in new york city. >> we're anxious in new york city. >> we will be here. >> it's going to be something that will provide a lot of anxiety. the president -- president obama's statement on hurricane sandy will be coming up later this morning at 9:45. hurricane coverage continues tonight on the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. your local news is next. we'll have extended coverage of what's happening around the east coast. this is a storm that has
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this is a cbs 5 eyewitness news morning update. >> good morning everyone. 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 headlines. the approach of hurricane sandy on the east coast is having an impact in the bay area. at sfo all flights departing and arriving from 6 major eastern airports have been canceled for the next 48 hours. customers are advised to check flight status well ahead of time and don't go to the airport if it is canceled. bay area teachers are taking to the trains today in support of prop 30. the california back on track campaign will last throughout the day. teachers plan to meet with educators up and down the peninsula and rally travellers at the end of the line in san jose this afternoon. san francisco giants are champions of baseball for the second time in three years. single by marco in the 10th
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inning scored ryan. and closed out the detroit tigers. the giants won 4-3 to sweep the series. and here's lawrence with the forecast. >> looking good around the bay area toward the afternoon. but this morning thick fog outside. watch on the for that over san jose. it will shortly lift and lots of sunshine toward the afternoon. temperatures cooler in spots. down in the 40s. 50s elsewhere. and toward the afternoon hours we should see mostly sunny skies. 70s, low 80s in the interior. 60s out toward the coastline. the next couple days nice. late in the day on wednesday a chance of a few showers in the north bay. chance of showers thursday as well. time-saver traffic coming up next.
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good morning. obviously fog is an issue for this monday morning commute. you can see it. this is 880. the oakland coliseum is there in the distance. stop and go. northbound 880. all the way up towards downtown oakland. once you get into fremont then we see a lot of freak lights there. elsewhere, westbound 580 look at all this break lights through the pass. 53 minutes is your drive time.
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